Homework...does that word make you cringe? Homework is probably the most talked about idea in education today. Is it an unnecessary waste of energy for student and parents, or a useful tool for teachers?
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Helping with Homework: A Guide for Teachers and Parents
This ebook takes a look at the idea of homework and offer some ways for teachers, students, and parents to make the most of it and use it to their advantage. It provides ideas for students and parents on how to approach homework, ideas for teachers on how to assign homework, and tips on doing homework, for both students and parents.
There are also some links to online homework resources within each chapter, and a section on Homework Help sites online.
Does the word homework make you shudder? Does it conjure up visions of crying children, angry parents and frustrated kids? Well, you're not alone. In this chapter we'll look at the reasons for homework and some ways to make the homework process easier on everyone.
I know you'll find many ideas here that you can use right away - in your classrooms and at home. Please feel free to use the suggested reference books. They are all great and have many useful ideas as well.
At the end of each chapter I've posed several questions related to the chapter material. These are provided for your own information, just to get you thinking about homework and how you feel about it.